All posts tagged "News"

  • The $8 Million Dollar Fan
    The $8 Million Replacement for a $20 Dollar Fan

    When the expertise of line workers is fully utilized the only losers are consulting organizations selling $8 million replacements for $20 dollar fans. Don’t feel sorry for them.

    • Posted April 16, 2013
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  • Leadership Lessons
    Workforce Development News – April 15, 2013

    This week: Leadership Lessons I Wish I Learned In My 20’s, Things You Should Not Do Every Day, How to Write the Dreaded Self-Appraisal, Quick Tips for Starting Your New Employees Off Right, How to Build a...

    • Posted April 15, 2013
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  • Leadership for Life - What Do Employees Want
    Leadership for Life – What Do Employees Want?

    Any day now, I expect to see another survey about “What Do Employees Want?” Here’s how they go: A group of managers are asked what their employees want. They complete a questionnaire and the results are tallied....

    • Posted April 15, 2013
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  • Drinking Water Operator Training Starts July 22, 2013
    Drinking Water Operator Accelerated Training Program Starts July 22, 2013

    St. Louis Community College’s training for drinking water operators is an Environmental Protection Agency, Region 7 grant-funded program. Training will include classroom work, as well as on-site training at water utility facilities. Upon successful completion of the...

    • Posted April 12, 2013
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  • Convert a Great Idea Into a Reality
    Workforce Development News – April 8, 2013

    This week: Convert a Great Idea Into a Reality, Things Really Amazing Bosses Do, High-impact Interview Questions for Top Candidates, Habits of People Who Build Extraordinary Relationships, Chart: Who Works (and Who Doesn’t Work) in America Today,...

    • Posted April 8, 2013
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  • WorkKeys Works – Talent Development Cycle
    WorkKeys Works – Talent Development Cycle

    How many times do we question our approach in regards to communicating to others what we do? Hopefully, if we want to keep our approach fresh, we should do this quite regularly. In Talent Development, we sometimes...

    • Posted April 4, 2013
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  • ProductCamp St. Louis 2014
    A Wow! Event – ProductCamp St. Louis A Big Success

    “Wow,” seemed to be a frequent comment heard at St. Louis Community College’s Corporate College on Saturday, March 23. The second annual ProductCamp St. Louis, which was hosted by the Workforce Solutions Group, was a huge success-from...

    • Posted April 3, 2013
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  • Workforce Development News – April 1, 2013

    This week: Principles of Persuasion, Phrases That Can Solve Any Work Problem, Delicate Art of Giving Feedback, The Most Common Leadership Model - And Why It’s Broken, Keys to Customer Loyalty, Job Listings Should Be Like a...

    • Posted April 1, 2013
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  • Communication for Life
    Leadership for Life – Communication for Life

    If you’re going to be an effective leader, much less a great one, you need to be a great communicator. All the great strategies won’t mean a thing if you can’t communicate them effectively. So, here are...

    • Posted April 1, 2013
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  • Great Leaders Never Stop Training
    Workforce Development News – March 25, 2013

    This week: Why Great Leaders Never Stop Training, Why Organizations Are So Afraid to Simplify, Interview Questions That Will Make Any Employer Want To Hire You, Easy Ways To Motivate - And Demotivate - Employees, Colleges Track...

    • Posted March 25, 2013
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